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Florida Senate Bill Related to AOBs Moves Forward, But Without Auto Glass

A Florida Senate bill that aims to revise the state’s laws related to assignments of benefits (AOBs) has passed the Rules Committee with a vote of 11-6 and now moves to the full Senate for review. While both the bill, … Continue reading

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Connecticut Bill Would Prohibit Auto Glass Shops from Seeking Criminal Histories of Employees

A bill is under review in the Connecticut legislature that aims “to prohibit employers from inquiring about the criminal history of an automotive glass employee or prospective automotive glass employee.” The bill, titled “An Act Prohibiting Inquiries about the Criminal … Continue reading

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Rhode Island OEM Bill Heads to Governor, Excludes Auto Glass

A Rhode Island bill that prohibits insurance companies from mandating the use of aftermarket parts on newer vehicles is on its way to Gov. Gina Raimondo. However, the latest, substituted version of the bill passed by both the state’s House … Continue reading

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A Bill Could Affect Vehicle Replacement Parts in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island House Corporations Committee recently recommended that a bill related to aftermarket parts be passed. House Bill 8013 outlines time limits for using aftermarket auto body parts and changes the customer notification process for the intent of using … Continue reading

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Industry Legislation Progresses in Oklahoma, Ohio and Louisiana

As the legislative season continues in state capitols around the country, several bills related to the auto glass industry have progressed in recent days. Oklahoma Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed legislation related to service warranties into law. The bill, … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Service Warranty Bill Heads to Governor

An Oklahoma bill related to service warranties has been passed by both the House and Senate and is now headed to Gov. Mary Fallin for her signature. The bill, SB 1142, relates to “service warranties; amending [the sections of the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Legislature Plans to Study Insurance Reimbursement Rates

Both the New Hampshire House of Representatives and Senate have adopted a bill aimed to “establish a committee to study reimbursement rates under automobile policies.” The bill originally was introduced in January but has been amended greatly since introduction. The … Continue reading

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Proposed New Hampshire Bill Aims to Reform Auto Glass Repair Reimbursement

A proposed amendment to current legislation has been submitted to the New Hampshire state legislature that would require auto insurers to reimburse independent repair shops—including glass companies—similarly to auto dealerships. If passed, the law could have implications for the auto … Continue reading

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New York Gov. Signs Legislation to Exempt Auto Glass from Anti-Steering Measures

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a controversial bill that exempts auto glass claims from anti-steering legislation. The bill was introduced in January 2017 by Assemblyman William B. Magnarelli. The legislation amends the state’s insurance law to require disclosing … Continue reading

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Roundup: State Legislation on Automated Driving

In an effort to advance automated driving, states have been introducing and passing legislation to promote the testing and research of automated technologies. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), in 2017, 32 states introduced bills relating to … Continue reading

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Legislative Roundup: Colorado’s Automated Driving Bill Passes House

Legislative Roundup: Colorado’s Automated Driving Bill Passes House

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Minnesota Glass Association Commends Successful Efforts in Amending Bill

Organized efforts from Minnesota glass shops have led to killing a House bill, preventing a Senate bill from having a hearing, and amending an omnibus bill. Each bill set to modify the definition of an insurance adjuster, in order to allow … Continue reading

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Michigan Legislature Considers Legislation for Automotive Glass Companies

The Michigan House of Representatives is considering legislation requiring automotive glass companies in the state to be registered and regulated.

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Arizona Glass Bill Moves Forward through Stakeholders Meeting

A stakeholders’ meeting was held Monday for Arizona House of Representatives Bill 2500, “Unlawful Practices: Auto Glass Repair.” The bill passed the state House and the discussion now revolves around its approval in the Arizona Senate. A glass shop owner … Continue reading

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